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Boston University Bridge

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Boston University Bridge

Photo taken March 2010 by Flickr user wfyurasko

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Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Charles River on Brookline Street (MA 2)
Location
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, and Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928
Builder
- Andrew Canzanelli (Design)
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 724.1 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.35258, -71.11064   (decimal degrees)
42°21'09" N, 71°06'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/326166/4691081 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boston South
Inventory numbers
MA B16007 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 51755 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 49.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
41,000

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  • March 19, 2012: Added by James Baughn

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